donna

noun
don·​na | \ ˈdä-nə How to pronounce donna (audio) , ˈdȯ- \
plural donne\ ˈdä-​(ˌ)nā How to pronounce donne (audio) , ˈdȯ-​ \

Definition of donna

: an Italian woman especially of rank used as a title prefixed to the given name

First Known Use of donna

1738, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for donna

Italian, from Latin domina

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“Donna.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/donna. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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